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Musings - Discovering my old life in Ballybay via Facebook

This is an old post from a previous blog on a different platform which I was reminded about today, so I thought I would share it on here. 1,013 more words



Sudden death is always difficult for relatives to come to terms with. Liam Clarke had made known his illness (a rare form of stomach cancer) but it was nevertheless a shock to hear that he had passed away peacefully at his home in Ballymena in the early hours of Sunday 27th December just after Christmas. 1,238 more words


BallyBay Duathlon - National Qualifier for the Euro's

It’s a Monday evening and I’m sitting on my bike setup on a turbo at Hurt Locker soaked in sweat after a grueling 70min session put together by Johnny. 917 more words

August 1 - Back to Ireland 2015 : Meeting with family in Ballybay, part 2

August 2 – Last Monday morning found us in Cootehill getting money out of the ATM, checking out the natural food store, having a cuppa, and getting copies made of family-related documents we had received from Bonnie to give to Teddy.   1,119 more words

July 29 - Back to Ireland 2015 : Meeting with family in Ballybay, part 1

July 29 – Three years ago, we had arrived home from our first trip to Ireland to find an email from a woman noting that we were both doing research on the Duffys through Ancestry.com and that the name Edward Vincent was coming up in both lines of inquiry.   515 more words